I Can't Have Bannock But The Beaver Has A Dam is a wonderful picture book for reading aloud to young children. Bernalda Wheeler creates a refreshing way to introduce young children to contemporary First Nations/Native people. Her character is a young boy who asks his mother to make some bannock. Bannock is a traditional bread made by most First Nations in northern Canada. The mother explains why she can't use her stove until the hydro line is fixed. It all comes down to the fact that a beaver has cut down a tree for his dam.
First Nations Families is part of the First Nations Education Division's Readers 97 Series. This primary level reader introduces ten First Nations families who live in the Victoria area of British Columbia. These families represent the diversity of the "family" in the 1990s. For each family, a young child introduces the members of the family, where they live and what each family member likes to do. Each page is illustrated with simple sketches that enhance the controlled vocabulary text. A valuable resource for encouraging reading and learning about First Nations families.
Teddy bears hop, skip, and jump their way through a school day in this companion book to the popular Teddy Bear Counting and Teddy Bear Math. This time, a catchy jump-rope rhyme has kids wiggling and giggling as they do math. Skills review is fun when teddies are on the move!***********NOTE: 40% OFF PRICE SHOWN WHILE SUPPLIES LAST*********
This book looks at the numbers in French. Main text on each page is provided only in French, with simple, labeled photographs providing support. A “dictionary” spread at the end of the book features all the vocabulary words in both French and English. .***********NOTE: 40% OFF PRICE SHOWN WHILE SUPPLIES LAST*********
The animals in Mr. Venezi's pet shop are used to how forgetful he is. Then he hires the perfect assistant, Viola. She does her job so well that Mr. V hardly needs to be there. In fact, one day, Mr. V doesn't come back at all! But then Viola starts ignoring the animals. Has Mr. V given the pet shop to a villain? Or is some other mystery afoot? Sasspants, PI(G)-fluffy-but-determined guinea pig detective-and junior detective Hamisher the hamster will soon fish out the answers!